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Avery Anniversary Ale - Sixteen - Avery Brewing Company

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Avery Anniversary Ale - SixteenAvery Anniversary Ale - Sixteen

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BA SCORE
86
very good

259 Ratings
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Ratings: 259
Reviews: 215
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 10.99%
Wants: 1
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  7.69% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: waltonc on 05-31-2009)
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dtx00

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.7%

06-26-2012 21:19:32 | More by dtx00
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Rollzroyce21

California

4/5  rDev +4.7%

06-01-2012 17:56:07 | More by Rollzroyce21
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IMS


4/5  rDev +4.7%

04-30-2012 18:57:44 | More by IMS
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Phelps

Arizona

3.8/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled May 2009, poured into a Stella chalice.

What a pretty beer. Pale dandelion yellow with absolutely perfect clarity. An inch of frothy head of pure white is constantly replenished by bubbles below.

According to the label, this was brewed with honey, jasmine, peaches and Belgian candy sugar, and this is pretty apparent in the aroma. Honey and hops are the biggest contributors, then floral jasmine and peach skin appear in the back.

This might be a little oxidized, but it’s to be expected from such an old bottle, and it doesn’t really detract from the flavor. Lots of honey and belgian sugar, a little wheat, pepper, jasmine and mint.

Soft like a fleece blanket in the mouth. This has a nice, fluffy feel to it. Light, prickly carbonation; a little alcohol heat upon the swallow.

This has held up surprisingly well after three years. Still boasts great flavor, nice feel and complexity.

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2012 04:39:54 | More by Phelps
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theminutemen

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

03-24-2012 01:12:46 | More by theminutemen
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ScottyC54

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

03-17-2012 17:09:42 | More by ScottyC54
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KyleIPA

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

03-15-2012 02:13:36 | More by KyleIPA
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thegerm87

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

03-09-2012 02:47:44 | More by thegerm87
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adrian21

Virginia

4/5  rDev +4.7%

02-20-2012 02:57:15 | More by adrian21
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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

02-18-2012 16:50:27 | More by xnicknj
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mcallister

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

02-18-2012 13:08:56 | More by mcallister
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brewdlyhooked13

Ohio

4.1/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance - pours a hazy lemon with a tint of cherry. Three fingers of creamy snowy foam above the brew, leaving some cratered and craggy lace ridges behind. Lots of bead underneath.

Aroma - not much at first, disappointing. As it sets up though, I'm getting notes of the yeast and the peaches. Nice.

Taste - a light crackery malt, the yeast is light but authentic. The peaches and jasmine have a grapey effect, making this very wine-like. A light alcohol vapor on the exhale. Mild sweetness on the finish with the palate drying. The flavors of peach and jasmine really show up as it warms.

Mouthfeel - crisp, fluffy, and medium-bodied.

Drinkability - time has turned my view of this style. Very tasty!

Serving type: bottle

02-06-2012 00:02:44 | More by brewdlyhooked13
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mcorwin

Ohio

3/5  rDev -21.5%

02-04-2012 05:15:43 | More by mcorwin
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djaeon

California

4/5  rDev +4.7%

01-22-2012 21:21:42 | More by djaeon
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jtmartino

California

3.93/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bomber into my Bruery tulip.

A wonderful light straw color. About a finger of microbubble head with minimal lacing.

Smells a little funky and a little sour. Sourdough bread and tart peaches.

Taste is smooth and sweet with candied sugar and honey. A nice, very smooth aftertaste of Belgian yeast, mild spice, peach and very light citrus. And then a mild vanilla flavor that lingers.

Mouthfeel is very nice - light, bubbly, but not thin. Coats the tongue and sticks around for a while. Carbonation is perfect for this style and complements the light spice well.

This is an excellent beer with an interesting flavor profile. Light, easy to drink, with big flavor that would pair well with poultry or fish dishes. I also tried this beer almost two years ago and aging has really improved this beer. Wish I had more bottles.

Serving type: bottle

01-13-2012 04:05:37 | More by jtmartino
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imperialking

Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.7%

01-08-2012 23:19:23 | More by imperialking
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Kirch

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

12-26-2011 23:42:05 | More by Kirch
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photomike

California

4/5  rDev +4.7%

12-15-2011 04:16:32 | More by photomike
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josefnewsong

New York

5/5  rDev +30.9%

12-11-2011 05:13:55 | More by josefnewsong
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DeutschesBier

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

11-29-2011 01:21:06 | More by DeutschesBier
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brandoman63

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

11-27-2011 03:04:16 | More by brandoman63
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bmwats

Louisiana

3.6/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 650 ml bottle into a standard pint.

A: Cloudy, hay color. Pours about a 1 and a half finger, bubbly, white head. Settles slowly. Leaves a foamy blanket on the surface. Some beer ring lacing, mostly retreats into the body of the brew.

S: Baked sourdough bread, raspberry, orange, and clove.

T: Baked bread with a bitter tang of orange rind, and just a slight bubble gum sweetness.

M: Light and a bit of a washed out feel. Bittersweet, dry finish.

D: Sip and enjoy.

Atmosphere is pretty good. Good color with a nice foamy head, and some decent lacing. Nose includes a nice combination of baked bread, fruit, and spice. Flavor is a light malty baked bread, with a light fruity bitterness and sweetness. Overall, this is a pretty good quaff.

Serving type: bottle

11-25-2011 03:23:44 | More by bmwats
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scottyg354

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.7%

11-25-2011 02:00:56 | More by scottyg354
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djrn2

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +4.7%

11-22-2011 23:25:36 | More by djrn2
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bob727

Florida

5/5  rDev +30.9%

11-22-2011 05:23:36 | More by bob727
Avery Anniversary Ale - Sixteen from Avery Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 259 ratings.